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Pianist Valentina Lisitsa back for encore performance with JCSO

February 18th, 2012 8:55 pm by staff report

Pianist Valentina Lisitsa proved so popular with the Johnson City Symphony Orchestra's audience last season as a spur-of-the-moment substitute for an ill guest artist that the orchestra has invited her back.

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Trash becomes treasure in 'Positive/Negative'

February 18th, 2012 8:54 pm by staff report

The idea of turning trash into treasure is nothing new in the art world.

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Questions loom for historic movie houses as future of motion pictures move toward all-digital format

February 18th, 2012 6:15 pm by Associated Press

BUFFALO, N.Y. The license plate on movie projectionist Arnie Herdendorf's Buick is 35MM MAN, a nod to his work in the booth at the 1925 Palace Theatre, with its velvet-draped stage and chandeliered mezzanine.

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Houston's voice soars at hometown funeral

February 18th, 2012 6:08 pm by Associated Press

NEWARK, N.J. The best voices of a generation all paid tribute to her. But in the end, the most powerful voice at Whitney Houston's funeral was her own.

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Actress Judi Dench says she's battling blindness

February 18th, 2012 1:11 pm by Associated Press

LONDON (AP) -- Actress Judi Dench is battling to save her sight.

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R&B singer Robin Thicke arrested on pot charge

February 18th, 2012 5:32 am by Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Police say R&B singer-songwriter Robin Thicke has been arrested on a minor drug charge in New York City.

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'The Help' cleans up at 43rd NAACP Image Awards

February 18th, 2012 5:17 am by SANDY COHEN AP Entertainment Writer

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- "The Help" collected three prizes at the NAACP Image Awards, including top actress honors for Viola Davis, the supporting actress prize for Octavia Spencer and outstanding motion picture.

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Family of "Degrassi Junior High" actor Neil Hope learns he died 5 years ago

February 18th, 2012 5:12 am by Associated Press

TORONTO (AP) -- Actor Neil Hope, who starred as Derek "Wheels" Wheeler on the popular 1980s TV series "Degrassi Junior High" and had little contact with relatives and friends in his final years, died alone in an Ontario rooming house in 2007, his former f

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Family and friends gather for Houston goodbye

February 18th, 2012 4:08 am by NEKESA MUMBI MOODY AP Music Writer

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- To the world, Whitney Houston was the pop queen with the perfect voice, the dazzling diva with regal beauty, a troubled superstar suffering from addiction and, finally, another victim of the dark side of fame.

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Muhammad Ali's life to be honored in Vegas by celebrities

February 18th, 2012 4:05 am by OSKAR GARCIA Associated Press

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Muhammad Ali had seven prizefights in Las Vegas, with his two losses there coming in the twilight of his legendary career. Now, dozens of heavyweight celebrities are back in Sin City to laud a lifetime in the spotlight and join the icon

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